The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 80 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 7 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.90% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.02% 5.92% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£425 £180 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% +2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -19.54%
ITIL Certification
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
174 169 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.53% 15.27% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 90 59
Average daily rate £351 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.69 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.44% -12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £29.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Manchester region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Manchester region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ITIL Certification
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Certification within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - - - -
ITIL Certification
North West

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification.

1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) SLA
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) iPad
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) assyst
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Release Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Incident & Problem Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Release Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.69%) iPad
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Release Management
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) People Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Nortel
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp